News

17.06.14

Future Training

Next Street Pastor training in September 2014 -see flier

Next School Pastor training on 4th/11th & 18th October -see flier

10.04.14

Strteet Pastor Thanksgiving Service

Sunday 18th May at 4pm at St.Nicholas Church in Sutton - an opportunity to give thanks for the work and ministry of Sutton Street and School Pastors. We will joined by Church and Civic Leaders, Partners in the Night Time Economy and the Mayor of Sutton.

21.02.14

Residents Survey

Despite the cuts and economic challenges of last few years - Sutton is still considered to be a good place to live - Jeremiah 29:7 encourages us to pray for the peace and prosperity of our city [Sutton] - Inevitably if Sutton is doing well we also as individuals might be doing well too! The results of the residents survey

20.02.14

Fear of Crime

Sutton Street Pastors started in Dec 2005 with the aim to help reduce fear of crime and make Sutton a safer place to be. The latest residents survey shows that 71% of residents versus 47% in 2003 feel safer going out after dark

16.02.14

training course -march 2014

Training to be a Street Pastor in day and nighttime economy starts in March. The course is 8 Saturday's in March and May. For more info go to howtogetinvolved

11.01.14

Local MP

Local Carshalton and Wallington MP - Tom Brake - joins Sutton Street Pastors on Sutton High Street on a wet night 

03.01.14

New Year

Happy New Year to all from Sutton Street Pastors - have a safe and prosperous 2014

01.12.13

Southwark 10year celebration

5 graduate from Sutton at Annual ceremony which was also a celebration of 10 year anniversary of Street Pastors in the UK at Southwark Cathedral

13.10.13

New Shift

As part of  Successful Sutton  we are adding a new shift from 3-7pm - come and find out more at an information event on Sunday 17th November at 4pm at Sutton Vineyard Church Offices, Stayton House, 93 Stayton Road Sutton SM1 2PS  -see MAP

05.10.13

Training

Our current course in underway with one new trainee. Our next training course is March 2014.

29.05.13

School Pastors

Sutton School Pastors are now operating in Carshalton High School for Girls and Greenshaw High School. If you are interested in becoming a School Pastor then please go to our "Schools" page

23.04.13

Crime figures decrease again in Sutton

Crime figures have gone down again in Sutton [ see article in sutton guardian]

28.02.13

Street Pastor Pat Wins Local Community Award

85 yr old Street Pastor Pat Fletcher makes it to final of Keeping Sutton Safe at Community Leadership Awards and Wins! Pictured here with Guy Ferguson receiving her award.

The work of Street Pastors on the streets of Sutton was recognised and particularly at age 85 the exceptional contribution of Pat. As one senior official put it...Street Pastors have now become an Institution ie part of the accepted scene and local night time economy. Let's pray we dont become a Museum!

29.01.13

Information about being a Street/School Pastor

Sunday 17th Feb at 4pm at St.Nicholas Church Sutton - come and find out more about being a Pastor in the daytime economy [late afternoon shifts/in a local school] and in the night time economy - an opportunity to find out more

19.12.12

Recruiting Street Pastors

Our next course starts in March 2013 - see how to get involved

14.12.12

homelessness

A great Panorama programme on the rising issue of homelessness and also a new information/advisory service on helping roughsleepers called StreetLink

04.12.12

Successful Graduation

We had 11 Street Pastors and 9 School Pastors graduate at the Annual Street Pastor Celebration on 24th November in London

21.10.12

Successful Sutton BID

Sutton Street Pastors are part of a town centre initiative called Successful Sutton. You can view aims and the proposal at www.successfulsutton.co.uk

10.08.12

Games Pastors and Street Pastors getting all Olympic

Games Pastors in Action at Victoria Station and Street Pastors geting all Olympic with John Warr's Relay Torch

27.07.12

Sutton Street Pastor Carries Torch

Whilst 12 Sutton Street Pastors helped Steward the Torch Relay in Sutton - one of our newest Street Pastors -John Warr was honored for his Charity work by being the first torch bearer in the Beddington part of our borough

http://www.suttonguardian.co.uk/news/9832884.TORCH__Olympic_runners_cross_Croydon_border_into_Sutton/

 

27.07.12

Games Pastors

A number of Sutton Street Pastors are donning a lighter blue uniform and performing a similar role as games pastors at London Transport locations as Victoria, Waterloo and Heathrow. First day today at Victoria [photo]

13.04.12

Sutton Street Pastor to carry Olympic Torch

 Good News – one of our new  Sutton Street Pastors has been chosen to carry  Olympic Torch due to his local charity work See the Local Sutton Guardian http://www.suttonguardian.co.uk/archive/2012/04/03/news_sutton/9624010.Sutton_father_to_carry_Olympic_Torch/

30.03.12

Annual Street Pastor Celebration

The annual Street Pastors Celebration and Commissioning of Sutton School Pastors will take place on Sunday 8th July at St.Nicholas Church at 4pm
 

24.03.12

Training

Just had some great conflict resolution training with the U

Also have 7 new trainees in Brixton on 12 Saturdays of Street Pastor Training

09.02.12

School Pastors

There were 7 of us in Training to be School Pastors last Saturday in Brixton. This was the first of 3 full days of initial training prior to starting in a Sutton Secondary School. Apart from a cold room it was excellent training. Our School Pastors currently come from 5 different churches.

05.01.12

2012

Christmas and New Year were peaceful and calm on the streets with the August riots now seeming a distant memory. Looking ahead to 2012 to the start of School Pastors and continuing to extend our shift coverage on the streets of Sutton. We now have 45 Street Pastors with 2 already signed up for the March 2012 course.

18.11.11

Robot sings to Street Pastors

Sutton Christmas Lights Switched on Thurs Nov 17th. 8ft Robot sings Tom Jones song to Street Pastors.."You can keep your hat on"! see photo

05.11.11

School Pastors Training

Saturdays Feb 4th & 18th February and 3rd March School Pastors Training Course in Brixton

29.09.11

March 2012 Street Pastor Training

We are now recruiting for the next Street Pastors Training Course starting in March 2012 in Brixton

25.08.11

4 New Street Pastors in Training

Give thanks for 4 new street pastors starting training on Sat 3rd September

06.07.11

Best Bar None Awards

Awards Ceremony at Sutton Holiday Inn - Revolution voted best club and overall winner of best establishment in London Borough of Sutton from 33 entries. Ivory Lounge were voted best Town Centre Bar and also Guardian Readers Choice. Woodman were voted best Town Centre Pub for second year running and Nonsuch Inn were voted best community pub.

25.03.11

Extending Coverage in Sutton

Street Pastors are currently trialling an additional shift from 6-10pm on some Friday and Saturday nights. So far so good....

15.02.11

5 year celebration

Wonderful Celebration at St.Nicholas Church followed by 30 street pastors hitting the streets in uniform - see stories
Click on link for photos http://www.lightandshadephotography.co.uk/event/sutton-street-pastors/

26.01.11

Mayors Reception

Marking 5 years on the streets of Sutton with the Mayor Margaret Court and Deputy Mayor Sheila Andrews and guests Chas Bailey, Warren Shadbolt and Richard Hall from the Police and Local Authority. A great opportunity to celebrate 42 Sutton Street Pastors giving 1700 volunteer hours in 2010 on the Streets of Sutton in the night time economy.

19.01.11

5 Year Celebration

On Friday 4th February at 7.30pm at St.Nicholas Church in Sutton with Les Isaacs from Street Pastors with guests Paul Burstow and Sean Brennan amongst others

05.12.10

What is it all about

Ever wondered what this movement called Street Pastors is all about? Mark recently speaking on Premier Christian Radio

07.10.10

The Whole Person

For those with questions about life, the universe and just about everything else try Alpha

01.08.10

Street Pastors on Radio 4

Sutton Street Pastors - a great example of the "Big Society" in Action. Featured on Radio 4 iPM (click to listen) programme from Saturday 31st July.

02.07.10

Radio 4 interview

Last Friday we had a journalist from the Radio 4 PM programme out with us on the streets. They wanted to catch a glimpse of what we do, particularly in the light of the World Cup. The programme will be broadcast later in July.

02.07.10

Super Gran - 2

Great article on one of the Sutton Street Pastors - featured in Sutton Guardian, Sutton Advertiser, Radio Jackie and Police website [click].